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Table 1 Patient’s characteristics at inclusion

From: Evaluation of basophil allergen threshold sensitivity (CD-sens) to peanut and Ara h 8 in children IgE-sensitized to Ara h 8

Number of patients  
n (%) 20 (100)
Male  
n (%) 9 (45)
Age, years  
 Median (range) 14.5 (5–-18)
Co morbidity  
 Asthma, n (%) 14 (70)
 Hay fever, n (%) 17 (85)
 Food allergy other than peanuts and tree nuts, n (%) 15 (75)
 Eczema, n (%) 10 (50)
IgE-ab (kU A /L) at inclusion  
 Birch, median (range) 52 (0.7- > 100*)
 Peanut, median (range) 1.1 (0.1-8.5)
 rAra h 8, median (range) 10.5 (0.5- > 100*)
Peanut consumption before challenge  
 Reported symptoms after accidental intake of peanuts, n (%) 3 (15)
 Never eaten peanuts**, n (%) 17 (85)
  1. *IgE-ab levels >100 kUA/L measured in routine clinical diagnostic work-up before inclusion is described as 101 kUA/L.
  2. **Claimed they have never eaten peanuts because of earlier information about IgE-ab sensitization to peanuts.